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CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard A tool designed to help employers assess the extent to which they have implemented evidence-based interventions for health promotion in their worksites that are aimed at preventing heart disease, stroke, and related chronic conditions among their employees. Originally, the HSC assisted employers in identifying gaps in their health promotion programs and in prioritizing high-impact strategies across 12 topics: 1) organizational supports, 2) tobacco control, 3) nutrition, 4) physical activity, 5) weight management, 6) stress management, 7) depression, 8) high blood pressure, 9) high cholesterol, 10) diabetes, 11) signs and symptoms of heart attack and stroke, and 12) emergency response to heart attack and stroke. In 2013, in an effort to broaden the tool beyond the prevention of chronic disease, 4 modules were added: lactation support, occupational health and safety, vaccine-preventable diseases, and community resources and partnerships. The HSC differs from other worksite assessment tools in several ways: 1) it addresses multiple health topics focused on chronic disease prevention, immunizations, and occupational safety and health as well as the worksite's health culture, 2) the questions are weighted according to current evidence in the literature, and 3) this tool has been tested for its validity and reliability.

NIOSH Organization of Work Measurement Tools for Research and Practice
Provides a means for researchers to quickly and easily identify available instruments for measuring organizational characteristics that may be useful for advancing research on the associations between work organization and worker safety, health, and well-being

NIOSH Quality of Worklife Questionnaire provides tools for measuring the relationship between job/organizational characteristics and worker health and safety and identifying targets for health and safety preventive interventions

 

 
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